DescriptionWhat do you get when you cross Street Fighter with a bunch of school kids? You get another classic Capcom beat 'em up.
Featuring plenty of new faces, and heaps of new moves to work with, this is a full conversion of the arcade game, with the added bonus of a second disk. In this second disk, you get new modes including Lesson (teach yourself new moves), Group (select two to four characters for a group battle), League (choose two to six characters and then fight in a league battle), Tournament (tournament battle with up to eight characters), Cooperate (four-player simultaneous player), one-player game, and a specialized versus mode.
- "私立ジャスティス学園: Legion of Heroes" -- Japanese spelling
- "Shiritsu Justice Gakuen: Legion of Heroes" -- Japanese title
- "Rival Schools: United by Fate" -- Formal and arcade title
Part of the Following Groups
|Action-packed and feature-loaded||Zovni (9321)|
|Classic Fighting Action||NeoMoose (1102)|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Jan 13, 1999||90|
|NowGamer||Jul 30, 1998||8.9 out of 10||89|
|Absolute Playstation||Nov, 1998||87 out of 100||87|
|Video Games||Jan, 1999||86 out of 100||86|
|Joystick (French)||Sep, 1998||85 out of 100||85|
|The Video Game Critic||Feb 09, 2014||B+||83|
|IGN||Oct 26, 1998||8 out of 10||80|
|Mega Fun||Dec, 1998||80 out of 100||80|
|GameSpot||Aug 28, 1998||7.8 out of 10||78|
|Freak||Dec, 1998||60 out of 100||60|
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TriviaThe US and European versions cut out several of the sport-related mini-games as well as the "Nekketsu Seishun Nikki" mode, which is a sort of rpg-lite mode in which you created a custom character, select specific schools and clubs for him to join and then set off in a campaign mode which involves dealing with the other characters, fighting with them and generally living in the Rival Schools universe. The reward being increased stats for your custom character that can be later used in the main game and its removal is quite odd considering it was the main reason for the "Evolution" disk to exist in the first place.
Related Web Sites
- Rival Schools: United by Fate (Official game website - Japanese)
- Wikipedia: Rival Schools: United By Fate (Information about Rival Schools: United By Fate at Wikipedia)